Vernon Lee: decadence, ethics, aesthetics

C. Maxwell (Editor), Patricia Pulham (Editor)

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This work, the first collection of essays on the aesthete and intellectual Vernon Lee, offers a wide range of critical writings by established and younger scholars reflecting the diversity of Lee's own interests. The key works are examined, including "Euphorion", "Hauntings: Fantastic Stories", "Prince Alberic and the Snake Lady", "Louis Norbert", "The Ballet of the Nations", "The Handling of Words" and "Music and Its Lovers" and new light is shed on Lee's relationships with contemporaries such as Lee-Hamilton, Pater, Wilde and Berenson.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationBasingstoke
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan
Number of pages248
ISBN (Print)9781403992130
Publication statusPublished - 2006

Publication series

NamePalgrave studies in nineteenth-century writing and culture
PublisherPalgrave Macmillan


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